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    March 25, 2013
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now has two websites after launching a pay to view site for some of its most valued features. more in-depth stories and a lot more photos are available. the paper has been looking for ways to earn money on the most valuable products. sfgate.com will have breaking news, sports, weather, and features like the day in pictures that will be for free. but papers having to scramble. compete with online. we will scramble over to sal. you're watching the toll plaza. >> we are. it's backed up for a 25 minute delay. nothing too severe but it's pretty typical once you make it on to the bridge it's good. there is still that stalled car down there. right there at the bottom of your screen. it doesn't seem to be getting any help. let's move along and take a look at westbound bay bridge. westbound toll plaza traffic is moving well. let's go to steve. thank you. a little cooler today.
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partly sunny partly cloudy skies. mainly 50s and 60s. coming up next on mornings on 2 a high speed chase in the east bay over night. how that chase may be tied to gunfire. many years of waiting finally over for you drivers in pacifica.
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>> reporter: we're live in hayward where police are led through three east bay cities after a wild chase. we'll tell you what other crimes the suspects may be linked to. the big week has arrived for the nation's highest court, the supreme court. they take up two gay marriage cases including one from california. a good kid, you know. he hard working. >> heartbroken people hoping for the best for a missing man in the bay. and opening ceremonies are today for the devil's slide tunnel. "mornings on 2" starts now. well, good morning to you. welcome to "mornings on 2."
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i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's monday, march 25th. a car involved in a high-speed chase may also be tied to an armed robbery and two shootings. tara moriarty is live in hayward at the scene of one of those crimes. with details on the chase also and possible gun connections. good morning, tara. >> reporter: good morning. this is where police say an innocent bystander could have been killed. he's doing okay. the police believe the suspects could have been linked to an armed robbery in san jose. here's the intersection where the drive-by shooting happened and police were led on a wild chase through three east bay cities late last night. our cameras caught the chase north through 880. police tried to pull the driver other in hayward for dui and reckless driving. but he sped off through san leandro and oakland. the car spun out of control between 580 between harrison
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and park and police cars slammed into it to box the car in. officers say people were throwing things out on the roadway. they never found the objects but officers did find weapons inside the vehicle when it finally stopped. >> they pursued the vehicle in oakland where it crossed across the center median. the three occupants were taken into custody from there. >> reporter: police believe those three could be tied to a shooting in hayward early yesterday afternoon. a man was driving with his wife and child at tennyson and kalaroga when he was struck by a bullet and taken to the hospital. he's expected to survive. a hayward police officer tweeted around midnight that they had three suspects in custody in a high-speed chase that were involved in a san jose armed robbery and shooting. we've been in touch with police. they say the robbery unit is not expected to be until 8:00 this morning. as soon as we get confirmation on that, we'll be sure to pass it a -- it along to you.
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tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. police in south san francisco searching for a serial arsonist. police say three fires were deliberately set saturday night and sunday morning in orange park and near el camino real. they were all quickly put out. they caused very little damage. if you have any information, get in contact with san francisco police. this is a pivotal week for people on both sides of the gay marriage debate. the supreme court will hear arguments on two same-sex marriage cases including proposition 8, california's ban on gay marriage. brian flores joins us with a local couple right in the middle of the debate. >> reporter: after years being denied the right to marry, a local couple says now is the time for the u.s. supreme court to overturn proposition 8. we recently talked to the couple. they are the plaintiffs in the debate over prop 8. on tuesday, the u.s. supreme court is scheduled to hear their case,
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otherwise known as holyingsworth verses perry. they've been together for 14 years and have raised three boys. >> family, it's an important struggle. there's been sacrifice. at the same time, it's a huge honor. >> reporter: now, perry and steer the say they will travel to -- steers say they will travel to washington, d.c. to hear the argument. it's not believed the justices will yorn turn the ban in -- overturn the ban in california. >> i think the justices will realize if proposition 8 is overturned and if new right to redefine marriage is found in the constitution, you are essentially throwing out the votes of 31 million americans to define marriage, the common sense view of marriage. >> reporter: officially the justices are expected to decide until summer.
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here's a breakdown -- if the court strikes down prop 8 as a violation of constitutional rights, same-sex marriage would become legal or they could support prop 8 and that would mean each state could decide and the third option, the court could find that there's a right for the matter to be heard. there are several planned here in the bay area and washington, d.c. same-sex marriage supporters are holding a rally at castro and market streets at 6:30 tonight. people in d.c. have been lined up since thursday. back to the desk. >> thank you, brian. and stay with us for continuing coverage. david stevenson will be at the supreme court for today's oral arguments and will have live reports. then join us for a ktvu news special at 6:30 tomorrow night when we go in-depth on the case. we'll break down the arguments
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from washington, d.c. to the bay area. two sacramento men are facing charges in santa rosa on suspicion of forcing two men into prostitution. police say 23-year-old when harris brought the -- glen harris brought the women to san francisco and that 25-year-old jerome martin helped him. police started to investigate the man after responding to a domestic violence call. they organized a sting operation at a local hotel using information one of the women posted on the internet. jerry sandusky, now a convicted sex offender, has given his first interview since going to prison. in a phone interview with the maker of a documentary called "framing paterno," sandusky says he doesn't believe that joe paterno thought he was a pedophile. he also says key testimony from michael mcqueary changed a lot. sandusky is serving of at least 30 years after being convicted of counts of child sexual
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abuse. tomorrow, the san jose city council is expected to formally approval a $7 million incentive package for samsung semiconductor. the deal was outlined in an august signing ceremony in city hall with governor brown, chuck reed and samsung's executive. the package includes tax breaks and equipment reimbursements. the city of austin, texas was offering similar incentives in an effort to get samsung to move there. sal is back. don't tell me we have caltrain delays, sal. >> we do. as a matter of fact, we do. unfortunately, these delays to be for a while, tori and dave. this is because of a train, a northbound train, 211, apparently hit someone. this is reportedly. we're trying to confirm. northbound train 211 has hit a pedestrian in mountain view. we can go to the maps. i'll show you that the area here that's where the train
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travels can be delayed for the entire system. the freeway nearby, not all that busy. unfortunately, when there are major caltrain delays, some people choose to drive. you might want to think about that if you are driving on 101 or on 280. we'll get more information on this. this is just coming in. let's go to live pictures. that's backed up for about a 15, 20 minute delay. finally got some help for that stalled vehicle we were talking about, the tow truck is there at the bottom of the screen to get the car out of there. it looks like it's still there. but the traffic is going to be slower than usual because of that. and this morning on interstate 880 in oakland, looks good in both directions so far here in front of the oakland coliseum. today's weather, here's steve. >> thank you, sir. increase in the low clouds, weak system coming in. the bum u.k. of it is going to the north. it's picked up more of a westerly breeze. that's oregon or maybe the extreme northern california border. we'll get a lot of high clouds out of it and low clouds
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enhanced. partly cloudy, patchy low clouds, fog. napa airport, santa rosa fog, .25 visibility. chilly to mild. some locations are near 50. others 30. a lot of high clouds and a westerly breeze. there will be a cool down today. a beautiful weekend this weekend, a lot of sunshine. and temperatures which were above average, kind of sliding back to average. 30s for some. napa, 38 with the fog. novato, 37 degrees. 51, though, oakland and 50 at hayward. a lot of upper 40s. and a no doubt about it westerly breeze for most. sfo, oakland in on that. 26 up in tahoe. 36 ukiah, 33 eureka. it's chilly there. 50s and 60s, palm springs, 60. the big news continues to be what's new. there's another snowstorm in the great lakes. it's been this kind of a pattern since january apparently. this is a whopper of a system.
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parts of illinois and also missouri, record snows. as long as that pattern is in place and it's been locked in, we'll get very weak systems here. so the storm track which may pay a visit to us, i will believe it. today, mostly sunny, partly cloudy. a lot of high clouds and those lower clouds. 50s, 60s and 70s. clearlake at 72. antioch, 72. 70 danville. 61 alameda. 65 fremont. 64 santa cruz. a lot of 50s on the coast. also in san francisco, low to mid-60s on the peninsula. not much change through tuesday. a little bit better on wednesday. increasing clouds on thursday. next system will cloud us up will it go into southern california or travel over us? we'll fine-tune as we get closer to thursday/friday. >> thank you, steve. a new memorial has been unveiled to honor those killed in the san bruno gas pipeline explosion. the mosaic wall is at the bethany presbyterian church on rosewood drive.
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the community worked together for months to create the wall made out of ceramic tile. it honors the eight people killed in the 2010 explosion, including three members of the church. 38 homes were destroyed. many san francisco schools don't force students to say the pledge of allegiance every day. the "chronicle" reports some school kids don't even know what it is. some schools consider the pledge outdated and even unnecessary. others skip it just to save time. and no particular pattern to who says it and who does not. it's complete lit up to school principals or the individual teachers. 7:11. bioterror risk. why there are new concerns about labs that experiment with life-threatening germs? and feeding babies. the common mistakes most parents make can be setting up their children for very serious problems.
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a lot of low clouds and high clouds. some fog at the airport. partly sunny, partly cloudy today. highs cooler. 50s, 60s, mainly. we have breaking news coming in right now from san jose. few details but police have issued an amber alert for a missing baby. investigators say the baby was in a car when the car was stolen. now, ktvu's janine de la vega is on the story right now. she's gathering new information. stay tuned she'll bring us a live report in just a couple of minutes. 7:14. this morning, stockton could become the largest city in the u.s. to go bankrupt, but not everyone is happy with the financial decisions. our router is live in -- our reporter is live in sacramento where the hearing is set to get
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underway in just a couple of hours. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the bankruptcy trial for stockton gets underway in two hours at the federal courthouse in sacramento. officials are very nervous because the judge is only giving them a small amount of time to present their case. city officials admitted they didn't manage their money properly when times were good. they akum dated about a billion dollars in debt. stockton will continue to negotiate with creditors. that trial gets underway at 9:30. city officials are confident they can do this.
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back to you. britain's prince harry will visit -- visit the united states in may. he made headlines after being caught naked traveling around. he will be traveling from may 9th until the 15th. one of his scheduled stops includes a visit to new jersey to tour the damage from superstorm sandy. but in stops have been announced for california. a palestinian official says the u.s. is hoping to bring jordan and egypt into efforts to start israel/palestinian negotiations in coming weeks. efforts to restart the peace process come after president obama visited the middle east last week. israel says it is ready for immediate talks. the palestinians say israel must freeze settlement building on lands captured in 1967, before they will hold talks. 7:17.
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a federal watchdog group just released a report this morning saying the nation's bioterrorism labs are not secure. ktvu's kyla campbell in our washington, d.c. newsroom. you've been reading the report. are any california labs in that report? >> reporter: well, dave, uc berkeley does have what's considered a high biotrirm lab one the report released from the government accountability office does not single out anything. the deal with bioterrorism weapons have not been implemented. the department of agriculture and the centers for disease control monitor the inspections for these labs. the government accountability recommended creating a new single entity to watch over these labs but the federal government says it's not in the best interest of national security to use money and other resources that way.
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the government accountability office found two main failures with safety and security at some of those 350 labs around the country. we'll dig deeper into those so- called failures when i see you next hour. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. well, "new york times" reports the cia has been helping arab government send weapons to the syrian rebels. reportedly, cia officers helped arab governments shop for those weapons including a very large purchase from croatia. and "the times" says the cia helped determine which rebel commanders get those weapons. 7:18. lawmakers may be closer to passing a new online sales tax. the senate has approved a non- binding amendment that would allow states to collect sales tax from online retailers that gross more than a million dollars. the vote was mostly symbolic
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but could lead to legislation. they could only be taxed if the retailer has a physical presence in their state. an investigation into contributors is expanding this morning. the huffington post reports the state's fair political practices commission has issued a dozen subpoenas for the small action committee. the p.a.c. reported receiving $11 million to defeat a tax hike backed by governor brown and to pass a measure that would have curbed union spending on elections. california law requires contributors continues those be disclosed. most babies are being fed solid food too soon, it's reported. mothers say they gave their
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babies solid food before waiting six months and doctors recommend waiting until six months before you introduce those foods. doing this early has been connected to diabetes, obesity, eczema. breaking news from san jose. police have issued an arm beralert for -- amber alert for a missing baby. investigators say the baby was in a car in san jose when the car was stolen. janine de la vega joins us live from san jose and you just arrived at the scene. good morning, janine. >> reporter: good morning, tori. there is a huge police response here. we're near story and jackson and amador court. what we know right now is that apparently, one of the parents was recall waking up their -- warming up their car, which was a 2006 white cherokee. it was a jeep. their 11-month-old baby girl,
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gabrielle was inside. police don't know if she was strapped in. police say somebody came in here, stole the car with the little baby girl in the back seat and took off. so they've issued an amber alert for this jeep. we have 6 bwk 440 as the license plate number. and that's the license plate and the car they are looking for. we've not seen the parents out here in the neighborhood. we believe police are interviewing them right now. but again, a huge police response. we're trying to get more information from the lieutenant but the only other information that i have here about this 2006 white jeep that they are looking for, there is apparently two bumper stickers on the back rear windshield, baby bumper stickers. that may help anyone who sees this car to call police. more information coming up in
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ten minutes. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right, janine. we'll take a quick break and check your weather and traffic in a moment.
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we're following an amber alert. there is a missing 11-month-old child. she was left in a car outside a home in san jose. the car was running and the car has been stolen with the 11- month-old child inside. this is the license plate for the 2006 white jeep cherokee. 6 bwk 440. ktvu's janine de la vega will have a live report coming up, once again, in just a few minutes, at 7:30. let's check in with sal. you are watching everything in our commute. >> that's right. northbound 101 to eastbound 880. we'll start there. we had a crash that just cleared before our eyes here on
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northbound 101. we can still show you the 101 picture. fortunately, they got it off the freeway. northbound 101 is backed up from 280 in san francisco because of this problem that just moments ago was cleared. let's take a look at mountain view. there is a big problem on caltrain this morning. caltrain has hit a pedestrian, northbound train 211 is out of office. they are trying to set up a bus bridge for caltrain passengers. major delays. if you take caltrain, this will be a major delay for you. the bay bridge, westbound, the traffic is moving along relatively well for this morning. they've cleared the stall. the amber alert, the signs should be going up on all of the freeway. that could affect traffic as people are slowing down to copy down that license plate we just mentioned. let's go to steve. thank you, sir. we have mostly cloudy skies here. a lot -- well, low clouds and also some higher clouds. it will be cooler. 50s, 60s coast and bay.
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we have a system coming in. that's definitely spinning in the high cloud deck. 36 napa airport along with .25 of fog. 43 in santa rosa, also fog. a lot of 30s and 40s with this partly to mostly cloudy conditions. the low responsible for this is heading up to oregon. there may be a stronger system coming in but for today, 50s and 60s for most. with the west wind in place through the delta it will take the edge off some of the temps today. most of the week looks like a little bit cooler. looks like we'll cloud it for the weekend. coming up we'll have more on the amber alert issued in the south bay. an 11-month-old baby inside the car that's stolen. and what the coast guard is telling us for a missing man in the bay.
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7:29. we want to update you on the breaking news from san jose. police have issued an amber alert for a missing 11-month- old baby who is in a stolen car. ktvu's janine de la vega joins us live, once again, from near story road and jackson in san jose with an update.
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good morning, janine. >> reporter: good morning. behind me is amador court. i just spoke with a police lieutenant who says every single unit in the city is aware of this case of this amber alert and they are working on this case, searching for what appears to have been a car, a 2006 jeep cherokee that's white that was stolen from this neighborhood. we're told that in the back seat in a baby car seat was an 11-month-old, a baby girl. her name is gabrile quintero. there is a huge police response here. right now they are driving around the neighborhood looking to see if many the person didn't realize that this little girl was in the back seat and maybe they will drop off the car. i want toive go you the license plate number to be on the lookout for. it's a 2006 white cherokee jeep. it's california license plate, 6 bwk 440.
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we're told there may be some bumper stickers on the back rear-view window, some sort of baby bumper stickers. inside the back seat is an 11- month-old girl, gabriel quintero. the police just contacted the highway patrol. we're not sure if the amber alert signs are up. this is definitely an amber alert that's been issued here. they are taking this very seriously. every police officer in the city is aware of this. there are in the process of interviewing the parents, at least what they think might have happened. one of the parents was warming up the car in the driveway. had the baby girl there, somehow went back in the house when they came out that car was stolen again, with their daughter inside. we'll have more on this as soon as more information becomes available. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. 7:31. the coast guard has called off the search for a man who disappeared on the beach near
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half moon bay. pam cook is in the newsroom to tell us some of the strange details of what happened out there. >> it really sounds like a mystery. coast guard helicopters spent several hours looking for a 22- year-old man reported missing in half moon bay near pillar point. carlos javier lopez was on the beach with friends. his friends say they turned around and he was gone. >> pretty strong current. dead low tide. it was pretty dangerous, obviously whoever went out there got knocked down and the water took control after that. >> the u.s. coast guard issued a release saying the man was last seen in the surf at about 2:48 yesterday afternoon. he was reportedly playing football on roosevelt beach with friends at the time. so perhaps he went into the water for a moment. we did call the coast guard this morning. at this point, no plans to
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resume the search unless there's a major new development but we will be in touch with the coast guard throughout the morning for any updates. pam cook, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, pam. 7:33. overnight in richmond, a teenager was stabbed and seriously injured. it happened around midnight on moreno way. a teen was found in the streets and later airlifted to the hospital in critical condition. so far, no arrests have been made. and the investigation continues. san jose police continue to investigate a deadly stabbing. it happened friday afternoon on north first street not far from the santa clara county jail. police are looking for 25-year- old juan ramirez. he's accused of killing his former girlfriend, sandra cruz gonzalez. they say he may be driving a dark green, 1996 toyota t-100 pickup similar to this one and he may be headed to mexico.
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happening now -- secretary of state john kerry has arrived in afghanistan on an unannounced visit. kerry is meeting with afghan president, hamid karzai, amid concerns that karzai may be jepertiseing progress in the war there -- jeopardizing progress in the war there. he also met with anotherry al- nourile al-maliki -- nouri al- maliki. negotiations broke down over whether the u.s. would have the power to block the release of some detainees. an agreement over the weekend gives the u.s. the power to veto the release of prisoners. the death of a soldier from hayward is being mourned by his family and friends.
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james grissan died on thursday after being wounded in afghanistan. he was a graduate of mount eden high school, earned an associate's degree from the arts of san francisco. he is survived by his wife, parents and sister. the parents of a contra costa county marine killed in a murder-suicide will fly to washington, d.c. this week to bring the body of their daughter home. officials say sergeant eusebio lopez of pacifica shot and killed 19-year-old sara castromata of oakley on thursday and then turned the gun on himself. also shot and killed, 23-year- old jacob woolley of mississippi. all three worked at the school in quantico, vz -- virginia. >> i just miss her so much. >> the washington post reports this may have stemmed from some
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time of romantic entanglement. he served two tours in afghanistan before becoming an instructor in quantico. the banking crisis in cypress appears to be over. the country received a $13 billion loan from international cre idors overnight -- creditors overnight. large account holders will lose some money and that will help cypress replace most of the money required by lenders. the head of the international monetary fund says they can help out. >> i expect to be in a position to make a recommendation to the board in the coming weeks and that recommendation will aim at including the financial parts of the situation. >> cypress had been shut out the international banking for nearly two years. today, crews are getting ready for the big electronic toll switch at the golden gate bridge. crews will hang an electronic
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sign at the toll plaza today and then early wednesday morning that sign will be turned on and drivers will no longer stop. during the first days of all electronic tolls there will be bridge employees standing near tollbooths to wave through traffic. 7:37. in san mateo county, the wait is almost over for drivers along the coast. the new devil's slide tunnels could open as early as today. alex savidge is live in pacifica where a ceremony will take place later this morning. alex? >> reporter: decades of crashes and closures here at devil's slide finally some relief for drivers who drive this section of highway 1. later on today, caltrans will be officially unavailabling these two new tunnels, the highway 1 bypass we're standing inside of one of those tunnels right now. this project costs just over $400 million to build these tunnels. and they have some very neat features. among them, some carbon
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monoxide detecters they've placed inside the tunnel and they have these large fans up on the ceiling. those are to clear the air in case of a fire. crews have been working on this project for the past eight years. these tunnels create a safe and problem-free way to get between pacifica and half moon bay. drivers will now be able to avoid a section of 1 that over the years has been plagued by mudslides and rockslides and in many cases the two-lane roadway has been closed down for months at a time, stranding people in coastal communities and also hurting the local economy. >> these tunnels are gonna bring peace of mind to these local communities. the next time we have a heavy winter storm they won't have to worry about their life line being closed most of the time. >> reporter: caltrans will be holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11:00 this morning. it will feature local lawmakers that helped push this progress along. also in attendance will be the
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late widow of tom lantos, who the tunnels are named after. ribbon-cutting ceremony is not open to the public. this took quite a bit of work, a lot of boring to build this tunnel. you can see some work trucks still driving by. there's still some last-minute work, some lane configuration that has to happen following the ribbon-cutting ceremony later on this morning. caltrans is hoping to have that lane configuration work done hopefully by later tonight and possibly tomorrow and that's when the public will be able to drive through the tunnels. sal, this will be a big deal for commuters in the area, right? >> it sure will. that means cars can no longer be at the mercy of a bad commute on devil's slide, alex. we're watching that. this might be time saving
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there. i want to mention we have some things going on. you can see the traffic here is backed up for about a 15-minute delay. its improved a little bit coming into san francisco with no major problems into the city. we're also looking at the commute in san francisco, northbound 101 is better. however, it's still slow from silver avenue up to cesar chavez because of earlier problems. mountain view, highway one the traffic looks good. there is a caltrains accident. our newschopper2 has just arrived on the scene at this intersection in mountain view. and guys, if you can look at diablo, you can put that up. newschopper2 is showing the theme here at caltrain where this intersection is blocked. train northbound 211 hit a person this morning about an hour ago and all of the trains northbound have been stopped and this spwnt -- intersection
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is blocked. caltrain will get a bus bridge to serve the stranded passengers but major delays on caltrain. we're on the scene. we'll let you know more about this straight ahead. let's go to steve. we have a lot of low clouds in place, helped along by a weak system coming in, mainly clouds. it won't bring us any rain. maybe later in the week. but the low clouds and a westerly breeze means a cooler pattern. the low itself trekking up to the oregon border. a lot of high clouds working their way over us. also some fog out there. a couple of reports of about .25 visibility. overall, look for a cooler day. mainly coast and the bay. with the onshore breeze in place, that will definitely make a little bit of a difference. san francisco should be 62 this time of year on the high side. we're going slightly below it, 59. 54 at noon. a lot of high and mid-level
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clouds. 30s, 40s to 50 degrees on the temperatures. it just depends on the clouds. it's cold for some. still a westerly or a -- southwesterly breeze in place. 26 in tahoe. 36 in ukiah. 50, 60s at palm springs and look at this big snowstorm right -- parked right over cincinnati. from the great lakes to the deep south, records. springfield, illinois had 18 inches, greatest amountser -- amounts late in the season. so the pattern is locked in. we get these weak systems until it all breaks down. partly sunny, high clouds, combination of the low and high clouds. 50s, 60s, a couple of very, very low 70s. mainly 60s. temperatures kind of sliding back to where they should be this time of yooer for many.
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a little bit cooler by the coast. not much of a change for the end of the week, tori. 7:43. a 9-year-old girl survives a tragic car crash. but it was the courageous thing she did next that has her making news this morning. and the nra's next target, the watered down gun control and why senator feinstein refuses to give up. mcdouble you love... ♪ ...and other amazing tastes, for just a dollar each. ♪ like the bold hot n spicy mcchicken, and the new grilled onion cheddar burger topped with caramelized onions and melted white cheddar. everyday, as always,
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good morning. we have developing news in mountain view, where a fatal caltrain accident has forced major delays in mountain view here. also has some intersections
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blocked. but the main problem is to the caltrain riders. we have delays. train number 211 northbound did hit and kill a pedestrian on the tracks on the -- northbound and the trains have been stopped. southbound trains may or may not be getting through. what we do know caltrans is considering setting up a bus bridge to help stranded passengers. stay with ktvu. more coming up. u.s. stock markets opened hire. many analysts expected the rally to be short-lived with the attention to likely resist to the uncertain tiers in italy. it looks like that is happening. the dow is down 36 and the nasdaq is down 1. and the s&p which has been flirting with record closing high is currently down about half a point. the san francisco "chronicle" has a premium
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website. sfchronicle.com will allow subscribers to read more in- depth stories and print prescribers will also have access. others will pay $12 a month. the sfgate.com will remain free. apple is buying a palo alto company that could help with the maps. the cupertino company is reportedly paying $25 million for the wi-fi slam. it's technology that can detect a smartphone user's indoor location. apple confirms the deal but is not giving details about how it plans to use the wi-fi slam. the nra tracking efforts by lawmakers to require universal background checks for gun buyers. the nra says the background checks offer a false sense of security because criminals would avoid them by buying guns illegally. but the group, they are
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launching an ad campaign supporting the checks. last week the senate dropped an assault weapons plan after getting a lot of pressure from the nra. senator dianne feinstein tells the "chronicle" the assault weapons ban is not dead. she says the bill will get a vote on the senate floor and demands that other senators stand up and be accountable. she says we all take tough votes and you live with them. when asked about the political risk for some senators coming up for re-election. 7:48. high tee manned for guns and ammunition is creating jobs. weaponsmakers are scrambling to hire workers manyny positions are temporary contract jobs since employers don't know how long the surge in demand will last. the gun industry employs about 240,000 people nationwide. people who live in san
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francisco's tenderloin neighborhood plan to hold a meeting on a plan that would allow police to use tasers. greg suhr has asked the san francisco police commission to approve a pilot program that would allow officers trained in crisis intervention to carry tasers or stun guns. but opponents say tasers can cause serious injuries or death and have cost other cities millions of dollars in lawsuits. 7:49. in overnight news, a stabbing victim recovering from surgery after an attack on a street in santa rosa. if happened last night on hughes avenue in the city's roseland neighborhood. investigators say the victim suffered a punctured lung after being stopped by several men. still not clear what led up to the violence. the deputies say the stabbing may well be gang-related. investigators want to know how a man's body ended up in the waters in richmond. the body was found in the water near cutting boulevard yesterday afternoon. investigators don't think his
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death is suspicious. they are calling it an unexplained death at least for now. a brave 9-year-old girl who survived the car crash walked a mile in the dark to try and save her father. the car crashed 200 feet down an embankment in los angeles county early yesterday morning. the girl got out and found a home about a mile away but no one answered the door. she then walked back to the car to check on her father before climbing up a steep cliff. the girl flagged down a driver who called police. she walked quite a distance in a very, very threatening environment. very black out here. very dark. it's very steep. it's brushy and there's also coyotes in the background. >> tragically the girl's father died. the girl was flown to a hospital and is said to be doing okay. the chp is investigating whether alcohol played a role in the crash. 7:51. a very emotional memorial
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service yesterday tied to a tragedy at a bay area racetrack. ♪ i miss everything about you ♪ >> a santa rosa teenager laid to rest, how his friends will be comforted today. and stanford moves on in the ncaa championship. which team the women will have to beat next. yq
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a santa rosa trg killed in a racing accident -- teenager killed in a racing accident has been laid to rest and later on today, grief counselors will be at his school ♪ i miss everything about you ♪ >> hundreds of people were at this memorial service lonerring the life of 14-year-old marcus johnson. the 8th grader and another bystander were both killed after a race car driven by johnson's cousin lost control at marysville raceway.
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yesterday, classmates, coaches and his mother remembered him as a model student and player. he was so excited to get his braces off and play basketball next year. it's really hard that i will never see him play basketball again. >> today is the first day back from spring break. grief counselors will be on the campus. a special assembly has been planned in his honor. 7:54. the stanford women are in the second round of the ncaa basketball tournament. the top-seeded cardinal defeated tulsa yesterday. the game was uncomfortably close. tied at 24 at the half. but then stanford ran away with. stanford won, 72-56 but play michigan tomorrow night, the 8th seed in the tournament. sal, you have the chopper
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working. >> we have the chopper looking at this problem in mountain view, where a train hit a pedestrian. we have newschopper2 over the intersection of meadow drive and alma street. no one is getting through on meadow. but the bigger problem is for the people who take caltrain. we have major system wide delays because of this accident going along with this train crash. you can see a lot of people on the ground there. we still haven't heard whether or not caltrain is going to have a bus bridge. it looks like the crossing arms are coming down now. we'll continue to monitor the situation and see what happens. also, the morning commute is gonna be busy in san jose along northbound 101 and 280. bay bridge toll plaza is backed up. the metering lights are on but it's really improved getting in san francisco. i think you'll like that. let's go to steve. a little cooler baud.
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the low clouds have come roaring back. a little cooler coast and bay, upper 50s, low 60s. a lot of sunshine, filtered sunshine. there's high clouds moving their way in from a weak system. 30s, 40s and 50s. cold for some. not for others. you can see the high clouds drifting across. mostly sunny, partly cloudy. but the combination of the low clouds, a few north bay locations those clouds will take the edge off. 50s, 60s or a few very, very low 70s. the extended outlook has not much happening until the end of the week and another stronger system will drop in. the question is will it sit out there, drag across us or go into southern california? we'll tackle that later in the week. it looks cloudy to mostly cloudy by friday/saturday. breaking news from san jose, we've been following it for the past 40 minutes. police have issued an amber alert for a missing baby in a stolen car. janine de la vega was the first
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reporter on the scene and will have an update next. and california's proposition 8 finally getting its day in court. strong feelings on both sides of the same-sex marriage issue. >> reporter: we're live in hayward where police are led on a wild chase through three east bay cities. we'll tell you what other crimes the suspects may be linked to when "mornings on 2" continues.
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you are lightning live offer the scene in mountain view where there was a fatal caltrain accident a short time ago. a person was hit on the tracks. they did have some of the tracks closed there. we did see a train. this is live pictures from newschopper2, the scene of a fatal caltrain accident. that looks like the intersection right there that's been closed to traffic. this is happening in mountain view. we'll have more on the story coming up shortly. 8:00. we're also following breaking news from san jose. police issued an amber alert for a missing baby in a stolen car. the entire san jose police
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force knows about this and what happened on am ba door court near story -- amador court near story road. janine de la vega is there now. what do you know? >> reporter: we're here on amador court. police are here, they are going door to door talking to neighbors. there's also police officers spanning out throughout the neighborhood, looking to see if maybe this 11-month-old girl in the back seat of a stolen car may be that driver who happened leave it in a neighborhood once they discovered there was a baby in the back seat. i want to go to the -- to the license plate number since an amber alert has been issued, this stolen vehicle, we know that it is a 2006 white jeep liberty. we originally thought it was a white jeep cherokee. but it's a white jeep liberty. the license plate number 6 bwk 440. there may be stickers on the rear window, some sort of baby
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stickers. let's go to a picture that was provided by the family of the car that was stolen, apparently from their driveway. there is a man seen in that picture but that's not a suspect. that's just a picture of their own car that was stolen out of their driveway that right now police are looking for and hope if anybody sees, to please -- sees it, to please call them. the baby girl, 11-month-old gabriel quintero, was strapped in the back seat. apparently the car was warming up, and either the mother or the father, somebody went inside the house. when they came back out, that jeep was stolen. and they are frantic. so we do have a photograph of the little girl. we want it show it to you. this is 11-month-old grab
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briele. we hear from police they are not even sure she's strapped in. they are, very, concerned. police came here started doing a search, starting doing interviews. they have every police on the force working on this case. we did speak to a neighbor close by who usually sees them. this morning he overslept but he said she's a single mother. he has not been able to speak to her. here's what he had to say. >> i feel real bad for the lady. i mean, she's a single mother and, you know -- i don't know what to say. i mean, you know -- i think it's terrible. >> reporter: again, back out here live multiple police cars in this neighborhood, they are also driving around to see if perhaps maybe whoever stole this vehicle -- again, we don't have confirmation if it's a man or a woman may have heard
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crying or didn't realize there was a baby in the back seat and maybe dropped off the car but they would like everything to take a look for it. if we can put up the license plate, it's a 2006 jeep liberty, 6 bwk 440 is the california license plate. we'll have more on this. if we get any new information we'll bring it to you. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. a car involved in a high- speed chase through alameda county overnight may be connected to gun violence in two cities. ktvu channel 2 reporter tara moriarty is live in hayward with more on the possible criminal connections. good morning, tara. >> reporter: good morning. this is where police say an innocent bystander could have been killed. this is tennyson avenue. this is where witnesses spotted the car. according to a hayward police tweet that maim sar may have been involved in an armed
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robbery and shooting yesterday. hours later, authorities were led on a high-speed chase. we caught it on 880 in oakland late last night. police tried to pull the driver over in hayward for a dui and reckless driving but he sped away. they went through san leandro and through oakland. that car spinning out of control on 580 nene harrison and park. officers say people in the car were throwing things out onto the roadway. they never found those objects. they did do a traffic break there. but officers did find weapons inside the vehicle when it finally stopped. >> there was an earlier incident at tenmy son involving -- tennyson involving a vehicle. we're still investigating whether that vehicle was involved. we're still investigating that. >> reporter: that man driving
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with his wife and child was struck by a bullet and taken to the hospital. he's expected to survive. a hayward police officer tweeted around midnight that they had three suspects in custody after a high speed chase who were involved in a san jose armed robbery and shooting. we've been in touch with the police. but as you can imagine they are very busy with that amber alert. we're live in hayward, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. 8:05. this is the week that opponents of california's ban on gay marriage have been waiting for. starting tomorrow, the u.s. supreme court will hear two cases regarding gay marriage. ktvu's brian flores is here in the studio to tell us about the events planned leading up to the hearings. >> reporter: no question. this is a big week for both sides in the debate. there are several rallies scheduled from here to washington, d.c. in san francisco, they are holding a rally starting at 6:30 p.m.
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at castro and market streets. and in d.c. police are lined up in hopes of getting one of the 250 seats set aside for the public. the justices will hearing the arguments on proposition 8 and on wednesday, the marriage act. we spoke to the two plaintiffs in the case. they say they plan on being at the hearings in d.c. they've been together for 13 years and raised four boys and say now is the time for it to be overturned. >> it's exciting and interesting but we feel like we represent the faces of many, many other people. we're just humbled by that. >> reporter: supporters of proposition 8 say that the court should leave it up to the public and its elected officials to decide the policy. >> marriage matters and exists to connect men and women together as husband and wife for any children they produce.
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kids need mom and dads. >> here's breakdown of what may happen -- if the court strikes this down as a constitutional of gay rights, this could become nationwide. >> it's expected that the decision on this will be coming in june or july of this year. in studio, brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> okay, brian. make sure you stay right here for ktvu for all of the continuing coverage for the same-sex marriage court hearings. david stevenson will be in washington, d.c. at the supreme court for tomorrow's oral arguments. david will have live reports throughout the day for you. then join us for a news special at 6:30. we're gonna go in-depth on the prop 8 case. we'll break down all of the
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arguments and gauge the reaction from washington, d.c. and, of course, here in the bay area. 8:08. we want to check in again with sal. we have a lot of breaking news going on this morning. you've been telling us the situation with caltrain. >> we have. newschopper2 has been looking at the intersection here nearest where the person was hit, palo alto at meadow here. it looks like the intersection has been reopened and cars are moving through. it's not a wig delay to car traffic but there is a delay as the northbound and southbound service has been affected. trains are moving true. if you take caltrain it's a big delay for the area. let's move along to the bay bridge. i think you will like this. you aring looking at your tv -- you are looking at your tv screen. where did all of the traffic if? it's lightened up. contra costa county, 680 from pleasant hill to walnut ceeg,
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southbound a little bit of slow traffic. we are looking at the commute, southbound 18 minutes. across the bay in palo alto, southbound one and northbound -- 101 and northbound 101 a little bit slower there. let's go to steve. a weak system spinning off the north coast. there's kind of a mishmashp clouds here. it's brought in a blanket of some higher clouds ramped up the low cloud deck. patchy clouds, chilly, cold for some. high clouds will be with us most of the day. we get more of a wide -- almost made it. almost made it throughout the whole day. fog and low clouds and higher clouds. temperatures coming down a little bit. they warmed up over the weekend. we have the westerly breeze in place. it looks like a cooler week ahead. we see some of the lower clouds and higher clouds. there's a lot of high clouds in place. 30s, 40s and 50s.
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been there all morning long. upper 30s in novato. oakland at 51. more of a westerly or a southwesterly breeze in place. and temperatures 26 tahoe, 38 ukiah, 34 eureka. already 63 in palm springs. san diego, beautiful 57. here's the pattern -- another monster snowstorm knit misdemeanorle of the -- snowstorm in the middle of the country. this is where all of the active weather has been since january. until this whole pattern breaks down, we get these weak, little systems or we get one system and it's done. that's exactly what'sp aing here. there might be a stronger one through the jck. partly sunny, partly cloudy. high clouds, patchy fog. a couple of very low 70s. antioch in there. pittsburg. gilroy was 77 yesterday. went 73 today. 50s, 60s coast and along the
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peninsula. partly cloudy, partly sunny. maybe better on wednesday. we'll start to cloud it up from another system late in the week. it does look like a cloudy weekend right now. 78:11. stockton in the national spotlight. how the northern california city is about to make financial history today. and the new study in the age of cell phones. the american teenager's love affair with the car may be coming to an end. please.
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developing news here in palo alto, northbound caltrain
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and southbound caltrain delayed because of a fatal accident that happened this morning in mountain view. train northbound 211 did strike and kill a male pedestrian. we have that confirmed with caltrain. now, this intersection was blocked for a while. it looks as if the traffic is beginning to move through but the caltrain service is very much delayed. stay with ktvu. we'll let you know more about the developing news in this situation. a powerful snowstorm is moving toward the east coast this morning. this is what it looked like in kansas and missouri, where up to 9 inches of snow fell over the weekend. in parts of denver about a foot fell. hundreds of flights have been canled or delayed from colorado to the midwest since saturday. >> it's crazy. i'm stick of all of the snow. i was ready for it at christmas. but now i'm over it. [laughter] >> 3 to 8 inches could fall in
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parts of pennsylvania today. if you have a flight scheduled today, you might want to check the status before heading to the airport. firefighters are keeping an eye on a wildfire in florida that destroyed one home and damaged at least nine others. the fire is burning in fort pierce, south of orlando. at one point, 2500 people were evacuated from their homes. people said the flames were several feet high and they could feel the heat as they were leaving. there's no word yet on how this fire started. crews will remain on scene to monitor hot spots. bioterrorism labs here in california and all over the nation are being closely examined after a federal watchdog group claims the employees and the public are exposed to security and safety risks. kyla campbell is in our washington, d.c. newsroom now with the details of that report that just came out this morning. kyla? >> reporter: uc berkeley has a high level bioterrorism lab but that report out this morning
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does not specifically list the labs that it says could be putting its workers and surrendering communities at -- sour rounding communities at work -- surrounding communities. there are labs that study this. the government accountability office released a report this morning saying one single government agency should be in charge of inspecting the labs to make sure they are safe and security after they discovered anthrax and other bioterror tools have been transferred to unauthorized facilities and workers at multiple labs around the country have expired security risk assessments but the feds say there's already enough protection. the department of agriculture and cdc monitor most of the labs, and they say there's enough overlap to keep employees and the public safe. the government accountability office says it will continue to push the federal government to come up with national standards for all of these labs and will
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push for one agency to be involved in all of them. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. 8:17. american women are bread winners in more families these days, according to the census. here's a new report that shows only one partner in a marriage works 23% of the time it's the woman working. that's a record percentage. and it is up from just 6% in 1976. when both partners are working, the woman earns more money than the man 28% of the time. that's a 12% increase in the last quarter century. social resources say that's a reflection of women earning more than half of the college debris that are handed out. the alameda county administrator has a lifetime guarantee on her salary. that person earns more than $420,000 a year. according to county pay records she learns a base salary of 301,000. she also has a guarantee to
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make 10% more than anyone else in the county. right now, it's worth $24,000 a year. other compensation includes annual performance bonuses, car allowances and a longevity pay because she's worked for the county for 38 years. this morning, the city ofstocken to is taking its bankruptcy case to federal court. stockt will become the largest city in the country to go bankrupt. if the court finds the city has done everything possible to pay its debt. stockton has nearly a billion dollars in debt due so civic improvement, mandatory pension contributions and the most generallerrous healthcare in the state. stockton faces another -- generous healthcare in the state. stockton faces another fall on the 1st. the sacramento bee reports the plan to save the sacramento
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kings rely the mostly on money from parking -- relies mostly on money from parking meters. the city says they can raise by borrowing from you future revenue generated from the downtown garages. billionaire ron berkele and two other investors are trying to stop the kings from moving to seattle. starting next monday, police all over california will be cracking down on you drivers using hand-held cell phones. statewide police issued more than 425,000 tickets for people talking on hand-held phones last year. they also wrote another 21,000 tickets for texting while driving. both have been illegal for five years. the crackdown will continue through all of april. carmakers have something else to be concerned about this morning. there's a new study that shows
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teenagers are foremore focused on having the highest-tech devices than the cars. a study shows nearly half teenagers had a driver's license. that's dropped 38%. they say they get the freedom from electronic devices the kids used to get from having a driver's license. aaa is reporting gasoline prices are down slightly. as usual, san francisco has the highest average price locally, $4.14 a gallon. all of the gasoline prices are down about a quarter from this time last year. 8:20. despite recent budget cuts. good news for some community college students. what city college of san francisco is planning to offer its students this summer. we're looking outside our window. this is what your sky looks
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like after a tremendous weekend. steve is coming back. he will tell you what you can expect in this final week in march. northbound 280 looks a little bit crowded looking up to the silicon valley. we'll tell you more about the morning commute and the bay area.
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despite recent cutbacks and concerns about accreditation, city college of san francisco
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plans to double. the extra classes are being funded with money from proposition 30. enrollment management was one area that was received from the's crede dation last summer. a final decision could come in june. oakland's american indian model schools plan to appeal to the county and state boards of education for a new charter. last wednesday, the oakland ub fid school district voted to close the three high-performing chatter schools. the transbay authority due to vote on a new design for the transbay transit center in san francisco. the building was originally supposed to have a glass exterior but that was canceled because of safety concerns.
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now officials are considering a metal exterior with a math or science center. this is due to open in 2017. sal's coming back to get you going. you are watching highway 101 in san francisco. >> yeah, still a little slow. >> we're also looking at other commutes here, the bay bridge, nice surprise. in mountain view, a little bit busier. caltrain is having issues. people might want to jump in the carrish stead. let's go to steve. well, combination of some low clouds, really ramped up with the system coming into the
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north of us. it will be cooler. there goes the low on its way up to portland and seattle. series of systems -- another system is going to drop in and then we'll see what happens by the end of the week. 30s, 40s and 50s. still some 50s holding on. san francisco should have a high of about 62 this time of year. we're going 59 today. too much in the way of low clouds. slightly below average. a lot of that high cloud deck filtering across the area. filtered sun today. 50s, 60s, very, very low 70s. and the extended outlook has not much happening until maybe the end of the week, dave. 8:27. ktvu news was the first to tell you about the breaking news we're following from san jose. an amber alert issued for this
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missing baby inside of a stolen car. the license plate that police want you to see. plus -- the wait is almost over. ceremonies planned today to celebrate the opening of the new devil's slide tunnels. morning, brian!
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gabriel quinn ter re. she was inside this 2006 jeep liberty stolen from the home on amador court and amador drive. the family of the missing baby provided police with this photo of the jeep. police want you to be on the lookout for this license plate. we'll bring you more details. we're hearing the suspect may be a woman in her mid to late 30s, described as being either white or latina with dark hair in a bun. now, ktvu's janine de la vega has been on. story for some time pulling together all of the information. janine will be back with a live report in about 15 minutes at 8:45. 8:31. the search for a young man has been called off but the mystery continues up the coast of half
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moon bay. ktvu's pam cook is in the newsroom with more on this missing person's case. good morning. >> good morning. carlos lopez and a friend had just finished a lunch shift and headed to the beach for some exercise. his friend only speaks spanish. but he says they were playing soccer near the water when suddenly lopez disappeared. lifeguards from california state parks searched the waters for more than two hours but no signs of lopez. >> it was a dead low tide. so all of the rips which were every 200, 300 yards were sunk in hard. pretty dangerous. people got knocked down out there and the water takes control. >> this was at roosevelt beach near pillar point in half moon bay. this morning, the coast guard said there's no active search for lopez at this time unless there's a major new development
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in the case. now, i just got off the phone with the coast guard. no update on the search right now. they do tell me that officers are in the process of notifying family members who we understand are not in the bay area. live in the bay area, pam cook, ktvu channel 2 news. 8:32. police have arrested a woman in connection with a hit and run that killed a bicyclist in oakland over the weekend. officers found the victim on peralta about 10:20 saturday night. the "tribune" reports the driver returned to the scene a few hours laterrage was taken into custody -- hours later and was taken into custody. we don't know the names of the driver. a popular san francisco nightclub will remain shut down after a weekend shooting. it happened early saturday morning at the 330 club near at&t park. three men were shot following a heated argument inside the club.
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one victim was listed in critical condition but has been upgraded to stable. police are checking surveillance tapes as they search for suspects. 78:33. sheriff's deputies in san mateo county warning residents about a rise in so-called door knock robberies. authorities say thieves knocked on the door floor. if someone answers, the burglar asks for directions or a random name. if no one answers, that's when the burglars break in. the sheriff's office says you should call 911 if a stranger comes to your door acting suspicious. a bomb scare in a los angeles shopping mall caused chaos. it happened yesterday around noon after a man told police he thought someone tampered with a briefcase in his car at the beverly center. there was an announcement to evacuate that mall and people were stranded for hours because they couldn't get near their cars. a police robot later blew up
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the briefcase. shoppers and the store employees were not allowed back in follow several hours. 8:34. b.a.r.t. says expect mid-week delays in the transbay tube for the next year. starting tomorrow, earthquake safety work will cause b.a.r.t. delays. trains will slow down because the work requires special equipment. b.a.r.t. will do the work on tuesday, wednesday and thursday night to lessen the delays, the work will continue through the spring of 2014. after seven years of construction and spending millions of dollars, the new devil's slide tunnels could open as early as tonight. alex savidge is live in pacifica where a ceremony is being held. >> reporter: we're inside one of the two new tunnels that will take drivers around the notorious devil's slide, an area that's been known for crashes and closures for the last eight years. get a look at the tunnels. they have new futures carbon
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monoxide detecters, they also have these large fans that can clear the air in case of a fire. these tunnels create a problem to get between pacifica and half moon bay. it's been a problem for drivers over the years. they will now be able to avoid a section of limp 1 that's seen a lot of mud slides and rockslides loeferrer er-- mudslides and rockslides over the years. . now, the tom lantos -- the late congressman tom lantos helped secure federal funds for this tunnel and the ton the is -- and the tunnel is name after him. >> this was his district and he knew the heavy price the communities paid every time this road was closed. >> reporter: caltrans will hold their ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11:00 a.m. that event is not open to the
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public. you are seeing the tunnels. they will be unveiled, officially unveiled by caltrans later on today. obviously it took yit a bit of work to bore true the mountain -- bore through the mountain. these tunnels are just shy of a mile long. there's a little bit of last- minute work that caltrans have to do. they have reconfigure some of the lanes. they are hoping to have all of that work by possibly later on tonight, but it could be tomorrow morning. alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. the traffic timing in that area may be improved now that those people don't have to go out of their way and drive slowly. it will be a straight shot from those two points in pacifica. breaking news in san jose as we continue to look at the scene from newschopper2 of a stolen car. it's a 2006 report -- roshted 2006 jeep liberty and we will have the -- roshted -- reported
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6 jeep liberty. it's a car that's been missing with an infant in it. an infant girl. it was taken as it was warming up in the driveway. police are looking for a woman, reportedly, a latina or white woman in her 30s with her hair in a bun and the license plate is 6 bwk 440. there it is on the screen. we're there. ktvu's janine de la vega is on the ground there and was one of the first crews on the scene. she's gathering more details about what is happening. we're talking to the family as well, finding out more from the family. we'll let you know. we'll have another report on this. the traffic has been lighter than usual which is good on a monday, especially at the bay bridge. we've seen some light traffic there. we're seeing some slow traffic in palo alto.
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280/92, the whole thing between 92 and 101 is slow. let's go to steve. a little weather change. a weak system kind of drifting across, falling apart. as it does, it's brought in a lot of cloud cover. there goes the main low. we get a lot of the mishmash. fog and low clouds and high clouds and also a -- more of a westerly breeze in place. a little south wind as well. more of an onshore push. it looks like a mostly cooler week ahead with temperatures sliding back in the 60s after some mid-70s yeah. had a couple of 30s to near 50 for some. oakland all morning, been around 50 or 51. san francisco forecast a lot of cloud cover. low clouds and a lot of high/mid-level clouds. should be 6. not much -- 62. not much of an organization for these clouds. did hold onto a couple of low
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6770s -- 70s. another low will drop in, this one looks stronger. it will take a track and come right to the coast. if it goes to southern california, it will miss us completely. but we'll go with cloudy skies for now, possibility of some rain for the weekend. 8:39. lawyers for the man who was michael jackson's doctor, conrad murray, they are expected to file an appeal for his involunteer rir manslaughter appeal -- inyou have listen tari manslaughter -- involuntary manslaughter conviction. michael jackson died after overdosing on an surgical anesthetic combined with sedatives. conrad murray was sentenced to four years in prison. amanda knox is waiting to find out if she will be retried for murder. she was convicted of killing her roommate in italy and spent four years in jail before her conviction was overturned.
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now, if the court decides today that knox's acquittal cannot be overturned, the case will officially be over. she's not present at today's hearing. lottery officials say the big winner of a $338 million powerball ticket still has not come forward to claim it. they also announced the winning ticket in saturday's huge drawing was sold at the eagle liquor store in passaic nuke. it was the only ticket to get all six -- new jersey. it was the only ticket to get all six numbers right. >> get it invested. >> put some money away. but definitely have some fun with it. >> the winner can take home a lump sum of $221 million. you will get your chance to play powerball two weeks from today, april 8th. that's when the came comes to california for the first time. 8:41. fans are uck taking about a --
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fans are talking about a unique shot by sergio garcia at the arnold palmer tin vittational yesterday -- invitational yesterday. [ cheers ] >> that's something you don't see every day. somehow his shot ended up in a tree. so he climbed 15 feet and shot it back on the fairway. but he wasn't having a good day. so a few holes later, garcia withdrew from the tournament. up in the tree. >> wow. >> up in the tree. >> but he made the news. >> yes. police are searching for a serial arsonist in south san francisco. >> reporter: an amber alert has been issued for a baby girl who is in the back of a stolen car taken from a neighborhood in san jose. we'll have the latest on this investigation when "mornings on 2" continues.
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stocks turned lower. the s&p had become within a half point of the all-time high set in october of '07. a plan has been approved by nasdaq to pay $62 million to
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investment firms because of technical problems during facebook's initial offering last year. the dow is down 51 currently. the nasdaq is down 8. s&p down 2. stocks opened higher on news that cypress secured a bailout to secure a collapse. cypress promised to dissolve its second largest bank and restructure the rest of its financial sector. large account holders will lose some money and that will help cypress raise most of the money required by lenders. cypress had been shut out the international banking for two years. this morning a man was killed by a caltrain in palo alto. he was hit by a northbound train on charleston road. there could be more caltrain delays throughout the morning. the u.s. supreme court will
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hear oral arguments on two same- sex marriage cases. including proposition 8, california's ban on gay marriage. tomorrow the justices will focus on proposition 8 and then on wednesday, the defensive federal marriage act. we're still following developing news right here from san jose. police issued an amber alert for a missing baby inside of a stolen car. ktvu's janine de la vega was right there the first reporter on the scene. you are back now. so what is the very latest. >> reporter: well, two police spokespersons from the department just arrived. we haven't gotten a chance to speak with them. right now they are talking to detectives. we're on amador court near story and jackson. there's been a search of the neighborhood for the stolen car. i want to go to the picture of the little girl in the stolen car. she's just 4 days away from being 1. her name is gabriella quintero. police scanners we've been listening to say she was
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wearing a -- wearing a green onesie and is sitting in a purple car seat. the car is a 2006 white jeep liberty. this is the license plate number -- snoob police provided us -- police provided us with a picture. you can see a man in the picture. we're told that's not the suspect. now the chp has been broadcasting on their scanners that they believe a woman in her mid to late 30s with dark hair in a bun may be behind the wheels. we don't have that confirmed -- [inaudible] >> reporter: we're told by a
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housemate there was a single -- the lady is a single mom. >> the lady went inside to get the rest of the stuff. we're not aware she was -- we're guessing she's not aware the baby was in the back seat. >> reporter: here is a picture of the little girl. the mother is certainly very worried. we're told when she came back outside, the housemate said she started to scream and cry. she is very concerned and wants her little girl back. the chp are work, the case again. they have every officer in the department working on this case. if we have any new information we'll bring it to you. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. 8:48. overnight in richmond, a teenager was stabbed and seriously injured. it happened around midnight on marina way and metro walkway. the victim in his late teens was found in the street and was
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later airlifted to the hospital in critical condition. so far no arrests have been made. new this morning, police in south san francisco are searching for a serial arsonist. three fires were deliberately set saturday night and yesterday morning in orange county and el camino real. the fires were all quickly put out and caused little damage. anyone with information on the arsonist is asked to contact san francisco police. 8:49. happening right now -- secretary of state john kerry is on an -- he's in afghanistan. it's an unannounced visit. he's meeting with afghan president hamid karzai about concerns karzai is jeopardizing progress in the war because of his anti-american rhetoric. kerry also met with iraqi prime minister, nouri al-maliki over the weekend during a stop in iraq. now, secretary kerry's visit comes as the u.s. handed control over the -- over of the
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par 1 detext center. this -- detention center. this was planned to take place a few weeks ago. negotiations broke down over whether the united states would have the power to block the release of some detainees. an agreement reached over the weekend, gives the u.s. the power to veto the release of prisoners. ten minutes before 9:00 this morning. family and friends are mourning the death of a hayward soldier. sergeant first class james grisson died after being wounded in afghanistan. he's a graduate of mountain eden high school and earned an associate's degree from the art institute of san francisco. he's survived by his wife, parents and sister. the parents of a contra costa marine killed in a murder- suicide plan plan to fly to washington, d.c. to retleev their daughter's bod -- retrieve their daughter's body.
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officials say sergeant eusebio lopez shot and killed sara castromata from oakland on thursday. jacob woolley was also killed. all three marines worked at the officer's candidate school in quantico virginia. >> she just wanted to serve her country. since high school, she would always say i want to go to the marines. >> "the washington post" reports the shooting may have stemmed from a romantic entanglement. 8:51. new this morning, britain's prince harry will be coming to the united states in may. but this time she's going to -- he's going to avoid las vegas. i think you remember during his last u.s. trip, he made headlines around the world. he was caught walking around naked after an alleged game of strip bill yards. he will be traveling to the east coast as well as colorado
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may 9th tlul the 15th. he will be reporting veterans charities and get a little bit mow of polo playing. one scheduled stop is new jersey to tour the damage from superstorm sandy. no stops are scheduled here in california. a palestinian official says the united states is hoping to bring jordan and egypt into the efforts to restart israeli/palestinian negotiations, the peace talks in coming weeks. the efforts to start the peace talks start after president obama visited the middle east last week. israel says it's ready for immediate talks. the palestinians say they have to freeze the settlement building on the lands captured before any talks can begin. 8:52. we continue to follow the developing news of an amber alert in san jose. coming up we'll rehappen what we've learned in the past few minutes about the search for a
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little girl. good morning. westbound 237, slow traffic as you drive into the south bay. we'll tell you more about the morning commute and the bay weather. hello?
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once again, we're following developing news from san jose. police have issued an amber alert this morning for a missing baby inside a stolen car. the intire san jose police force is aware of the incident on amador court near story
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road. here is a picture of the little girl. she's 11-month-old gabriella quintero. she was last seen wearing a green onesie and was in a purple car seat. san jose police say gabriella was inside a white 2006 jeep liberty stolen from outside of the family home near amador court and amador drive. the family of the missing baby provided police with this picture of the jeep. police want you to be on the lookout for the jeep. the california license plate number, you see it on the screen, 6 bwk 440. we're also hearing the suspect in this case may be a woman in her mid to late 30s. she's described as being white or hispanic with dark hair in a bun. ktvu's janine de la vega is on the scene gathering information. we'll have updates on the news at noon. we'll have instant updates on facebook and twitter and on our web page, ktvu.com. we're also awaiting pr

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